You will likely be content for some time once you get the nonprofit job of your dreams . It won’t be too long, however, before you will want to start thinking about moving up the food chain.
The opening line of Frank Sinatra’s famous “New York, New York” contain valuable advice for all first time job seekers : “Start spreading the news.”
As was recently reported in The NonProfit Times, more and more nonprofits are looking to make use of the social networking site Pinterest. The fast-growing site allows users to share pictures (known as “pins”) of things they find interesting. Much like other social media sites, it is also an ideal tool to help your job search.
There’s a saying that goes “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.” If you are doing that with your job search, it’s time to take a different approach.
The ultimate goal when you meet up with a networking contact is to get information that will lead you to a nonprofit job. That doesn’t mean you should straight up ask for a job. Instead, ask for references.
There’s nothing more normal than having a little anxiety before a job interview. As a job seeker, you spend a lot of time and effort trying to get work, so it’s understandable that there will be some nerves before presenting your case to an employer.
The job search can do quite a number on your self-esteem. The current market lends itself to disappointment, as many other qualified candidates are competing for the same position. Every time you get rejected or don’t hear back from an employer, you end up feeling worse about your abilities.
When you apply for a job, you will more often than not be dealing with the organization’s Human Resources (HR) department. Whether you have been called in for a job interview or are just contacting them for more information about the position, it’s important to know the correct etiquette when dealing with these employees. Below are some tips to help you make a great impression:
The best way to get a job interview is to have an impressive resume and cover letter, but those aren’t the only things in your control. There are plenty of other techniques that will improve your chances of getting noticed by hiring managers. Below are four tips that will help you accomplish this goal:
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